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Kombi accident kills 5
11 Oct 2016 at 07:12hrs | Views
FIVE people died and eight others were injured when a vehicle they were travelling in veered off the road and overturned near Tinde turn off at the 39 km peg along the Cross Dete-Binga Road, police said yesterday.
The accident occurred at around 7PM on Sunday when the driver of a Nissan Caravan vehicle failed to negotiate a curve, causing the car to veer off the road.
National police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed the accident.
Binga District Administrator Mrs Lydia Ndethi-Banda, who was among those who went to the scene, said the situation was terrible when they arrived.
A source who was at the scene said they suspected that the driver, who also died, was speeding leading to his failure to negotiate a curve when he approached Tinde Bridge.
The bodies of the deceased were conveyed to Hwange Colliery Hospital Mortuary for post mortem.
Source - online